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The CONCACAF Gold Cup 2011 Preview

May 29, 2011


The CONCACAF Gold Cup begins this coming Sunday, June 5th, with the United States as the host nation. This twenty day tournament should produce  high drama as the teams battle it out for CONCACAF superiority and a Confederations Cup place in 2013. North America, Caribbean and Central America  countries comprise the CONCACAF region.  The competition […]

The Hidden Agenda Of An American Invasion.

April 23, 2011


Why are American sports owners investing in British football clubs? It’s a  valid and pertinent question facing soccer fans of the English Premier League clubs. Certainly it is not for the love of the game. What is well known about American businessman is their love of investment and money. As I did research and explored […]

U.S. Survives first half mare to secure respectable draw with Argentina

March 27, 2011


The United States Men’s national team overcame a soft first half performance to battle out a 1-1 draw with a full strength Argentine side on Saturday. There were three really exciting things about the U.S. v Argentina match. The first was the red kits. They are brilliant, the fans were involved in the re-design of the […]

The Wonderful World Of MLS – part Deux

March 16, 2011


After my stunning analysis of the Western Conference, I make my much anticipated come back for the Eastern Conference . Having grown up in the Midwest of America, I have many biases against many of the cities that I will write about. Some of them have nothing to do with soccer, in fact most of […]

The Wonderful World of MLS

March 15, 2011


The MLS gets under way on March 15 with a cracking match between the LA Galaxy and the Seattle Sounders. -Pauses for cheers-  I had a great idea to write this fantastic article filled with stats and figures that broke down each team and make projections on how the season would go and what to […]

Trying to Become a Villan: Can Michael Bradley break into the Premier League?

February 13, 2011


Michael Bradley’s career path has been one of the most speculated on, in the U.S. national team setup, especially since his brilliant display in the 2010 World Cup Finals. Most U.S. supporters believe that he needs to move to a bigger club in order to continue his career arc moving upward. Others think that playing […]

Winners and Losers from the 2011 MLS SuperDraft

January 24, 2011


  The 2011 MLS SuperDraft is in the books. The draft is the way in which teams build for the future, and in some cases plug holes for the next season. I’m going to break down some of the trends we saw in the draft  and rate some of the winners and losers. This draft  […]